Category Archives: Fishing Reports

Tar-Pam Guide Service provides daily fishing reports for the Inner and Outer Banks of North Carolina

Fishing Report

During this whole Coronavirus crisis, I’ve still been fishing as much as possible, limiting my contact to family and clients on the boat.  I don’t see that as irresponsible or illegal.  We are just trying to keep working through all … Continue reading

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Open Dates for Shad or Striper Fishing

I can’t think of a better way to mitigate some cabin fever from this Coronavirus situation than to enjoy some fresh air in the great outdoors.  We’ve been having some amazing fishing lately between the pre-spawn striper bite in the … Continue reading

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This Week’s Striper Report

Striper fishing over the past week or so has been excellent for the most part.  Since the river came up really high during the 35k cfs (cubic feet per second) release a few weeks ago, the fishing in the river … Continue reading

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Tar River Shad Fishing

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An In-Depth Look at the lower Roanoke Striper Fishery

North Carolina has several excellent winter fisheries; however, the lower Roanoke River striper fishery is arguably the best in the state for several reasons. Perhaps the most obvious reason is that on any given day, anglers have the opportunity for … Continue reading

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Upcoming Openings for Striper or Shad

Shad season is here.  The rivers have been at flood stage and are receding fast.  Once they come down to fishable levels, the shad will be here in full force.   The shad bite will be great from late Feb … Continue reading

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Another Week of Lower Roanoke Striper Fishing

This week was a fun one.  We had some tough fishing early in the week before the water got to us.  Once the water came up, the bite fired off just like we like it.  The last 3 trips have … Continue reading

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Last Minute Cancellation for Tomorrow (Saturday)

My guys for tomorrow can’t make it, so if you want to go this Saturday, email or call me.  The river is rising and the bite ought to fire off.  

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Lower Roanoke River Winter Striper Report

This is starting to sound like a broken record, but it continues to be as good as it needs to be……..plenty of fish.  Here are some pictures from this past week.  We’ve had some great trips lately and look forward … Continue reading

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Winter Striper Report

The bite continues.  50-100 fish days just about everyday.  I don’t know any better place to fish in the state this time of year.  If you want to catch quality, hard-pulling saltwater fish (and lots of them), we have the … Continue reading

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